Apple TV is small device that attaches to a TV using HDMI and streams content from iTunes, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and sports leagues, as well as content on computers using iTunes Home Share over a wireless or wired connection. It's controlled either via an infra red remote control device, or ...

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How not to miss the elimination of Optical Audio Output from 3rd to 4th gen Apple TV

I speculate that the audio signal at the Optical Audio Out of the 3rd generation Apple TV is always the same audio signal within the HDMI output. I further speculate that that's the reason behind ...
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Apple TV play media stored on Airport Extreme hard drive?

The current gen Airport Extreme (802.11ac, you know... the tall white one) is capable of having a network accessible hard drive connected directly to it. Now that the new Apple TV can run apps, can I ...
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Unable to install profiles to Apple TV 4th gen

I'm trying to add a configuration profile to my Apple TV via Apple Configurator 2, as documented, however when I add the profile I get this error: An unexpected error has occurred with “Apple ...
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AppleTV 4 Podcast App Slow Playback

After using a Harmony 520 remote with the new AppleTV 4 Podcast app, all the podcasts now playback in slow motion. Rebooting the AppleTV does not solve the problem. It appears that the Universal ...
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Developing an app with an automatically renewable consumable in-app purchase

I'm developing a new tvOS app that has in-app purchases. I can't get the in-app purchases to show up in the simulator. What is the proper procedure when introducing in-app purchases to apps that are ...
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Can't see Photos on Apple TV

I recently moved from a 3rd gen Apple TV to a 4th gen. With the 3rd gen, I loved how it would display photos from my iMac. With the 4th gen model, I can't seem to get that working. I logged out ...
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Is there some way for me to connect old technology to airplay?

I have a Mid 2010 MacBook Pro with El Capitan, I'm not able to use AirPlay because I simply don't have the hardware for it. However, I'm trying to work through the thought experiment of how I might be ...
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AWDL0 error messages in MBP without AWDL interface

I have a late 2011, 2.5 GHz Core i7 MBP running El Capitan 10.11.2. It runs great except for streaming Airplay to my Apple TV, particularly when trying to use the TV as a separate display. It bogs ...
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Apple TV YouTube “Error occured loading this content”

So my YouTube application for my Apple TV is not working. When I go to play a video, it shows "An error has occurred loading this content. Try again later." This first started happening yesterday out ...
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VLC Player on Apple TV cannot browse shared folder on Windows 7 x64

I have VLC player installed on Apple TV. I can see my Windows 7 x64 machine (with SMB suffix after its name) when I'm browsing local network in VLC Player. But when I'm trying to open it I can see ...
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Apple TV YouTube Error

So I have an Apple TV and whenever I try watching YouTube it says, "An error occurred loading this content. Try again later." I've unplugged and plugged the wire, yet it still doesn't work. I also ...
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Reinstate YouTube on Jailbroken AppleTV 2

In early 2015, my Apple TV 2's YouTube App disappeared. I understand that this occured due to YouTube's API update to 3.0 and the subsequent deprecation of version 2.0. Now I'm stuck on Apple TV ...
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Are all apps compatible with the Apple TV?

I can't find a list of Apple TV products anywhere. I want to use Dish Anywhere specifically on the Apple TV. I'd also like to know if I can just mirror my screen from my iPhone 6 Plus to the Apple TV. ...
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Is it possible to tell the charge of the Apple TV Siri Remote from OS X?

My Apple TV Siri remote just dropped below 20% battery charge so I thought I would charge it in my Mac. How do I know when it is done charging? Is there some OS X command or utility for checking the ...
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How do you use Apple TV with multiple Game Center accounts

From what I understand, the ATV 4 only lets you use 1 GC account. What if you have more than 1 person? Doesn't that mean that if somebody else plays a game it will mess up your high scores and ...
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Lock Mac mini but keep secondary display running

I am configuring a dashboard on a TV display to show latest sales stats, etc. and am running this off our existing build 'server', a Mac mini. The Mac mini is connected to a standard monitor and a TV ...
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Switching HDMI input to Apple TV causes crackling noise and strange video

When I switch HDMI inputs on my TV from Tivo or Blu-ray to a sleeping Apple TV (4th generation, with apps), I get nasty crackling electronic interference noise on the sound system plus weird ...
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Can I use an Xbox 360 controller with the 4th Gen Apple TV (2015)?

Can I use my Xbox 360 controller with the 2015 (4th Gen) Apple TV?
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Apple Remote controlling iPhone

I am trying to connect an Apple TV remote to my iPhone so I can test my application with the remote. But I can not find anything that shows how to connnect the devices together. Does the remote ...
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4th Gen AppleTV - multiple logins vs shared login

I've just purchased the 4th gen AppleTV. One thing I've noticed is that switching user accounts could be a lot easier. For example, if my wife would like to listen to music associated with her ...
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How can i place photo albums into my family folder so i can see them on apple tv 4gen?

I want to see all my photos on the apple tv photos app. I have 30,000 saved in iCloud and they are in about 1000 different folders. As far as I can see, you can't save folders within a folder in the ...
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3rd Gen Apple TV, updated but no YouTube app

I know about Youtube being removed from Gen 1&2 Apple TV but I've got 3rd, updated, and Youtube is not showing on the app list. Yes, I know where it is. There are a few but YouTube disappeared ...
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Pair Apple TV 4th gen remote with MacBook Pro

What the title says, I've looked it up but the instructions where for the old Apple TV remote (press menu and next for 5 secs) so how do I do it with the new remote? Thanks
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switching Netflix to Apple TV/iCloud payment

I have a lot of money on my iTunes account and am using it to pay for Hulu and HBO currently, but I want to switch my Netflix account to it as well. The only thing I don't know is how do I login to ...
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Apple TV (4th gen) - Errors playing back purchased content on YouTube

The 3rd gen Apple TV had the ability to play back purchased content from the YouTube app, such as movies sold in the Google Play store. This worked fine as long as you logged into an account with ...
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Apple TV (4th gen) - ability to prevent episodes from playing consecutively?

I've upgraded from 3rd gen Apple TVs to the latest 4th gen model, and I've noticed that almost all apps now play episodes back-to-back until they are manually stopped—"Computers" does this, "Netflix," ...
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Apple Music on Apple TV 3?

Is it possible to get Apple Music on Apple TV 3? I can stream to it from my iMac, but it would be nice to be able to launch Apple Music from TV directly...
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Constant lag issue when streaming music from iTunes to Apple TV, not the other way around

My network is setup as follows: Cisco DPC3825 Modem / router; wireless is disabled. DNS servers set to Google, then Shaw as a backup. Apple Airport Extreme (in bridge mode) connected via ethernet to ...
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Can AppleTV be used to display web page on TV?

We work inside an open space in computing, and we need to display 3 critical webpage (fullscreen mode) on 2 televisions (= 2 apple tv). I was wondering if the apple TV's: can it be controlled via ...
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Create a Professional Airplay server on my Mac

I have this big event coming up in a few weeks time. I am going to have 3 iPads stationed around the room in various places, and I want a software which they can all be steaming to on my MacBook Pro. ...
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How to keep QuickTime Player on top?

How do you make QuickTime Player's menu bar stay on top of the window, without pressing esc? If I want to record an online game, and pause while i take a break, is there any way I can make it stay on ...
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How do I calibrate an Apple TV Display?

I am familiar with using the Display Calibration Assistant. I have used it on other external monitors before. Connected to my living room TV via AirPlay using Apple TV. The colors are all off. ...
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Apple TV 4th Gen - How to Sleep / Power Off with Third Party Remote

My new Apple TV (4th generation) is connected to a HDMI matrix and distributed to multiple locations in my house simulatanous. I leave the original Siri remote (with the track-pad) in the living room ...
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Bluetooth Speakers for Apple TV (4th Generation) Volume Control

I'm in the market for speakers for the Apple TV 4th Generation. I'd like to be able to control the volume level of the speakers via the Siri Remote. If this works via IR or Bluetooth, either option is ...
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Can I use a PlayStation 3 or 4 controller with a 4th gen AppleTV?

Does anyone have experience pairing and using an official Sony PlayStation 3 or 4 controller with the 4th gen Apple TV?
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Netflix won't install on Apple TV 4

Netflix won't install on my new Apple TV 4. Other apps install fine. My iTunes account is working. Netflix goes from "Install" to spinner and back to "Install" again. Other apps go to "Open" after ...
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How do I list my unwatched iTunes purchases on Apple TV?

I'm thinking of "cutting the cord" and getting an Apple TV, and then buying an iTunes "season pass" for each of the TV shows I'm watching. Does Apple TV provide a good way to list/find the episodes ...
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Pausing app downloads on Apple TV 4

Can you pause app downloads on the new Apple TV? I can't find any way to do that except deleting the entire download.
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Stream from DLNA server to Apple TV (Flex?)

I got an Apple TV of 2nd generation, and I also got a DLNA server, what I'd like to do is being able to stream my server's contents on the Apple TV, I know there's a service called FlexConnect, but ...
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How do I take a screenshot in tvOS?

I need to capture a screenshot in order to send a bug to a developer. How do I take a screenshot in tvOS on the new Apple TV?
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How useful is it to buy an Apple TV to be used in India? [closed]

I live in India and love to use Apple products. Besides disabled Apple-TV features like Siri (available only in 8 out of 80 launch countries), many streaming services are not available outside the US. ...
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iPhone and iPad lock while playing videos over Airplay

It seems like this started happening relatively recently, but I am not sure what changed - when I am playing any kind of video (YouTube, Safari, etc.) over Airplay to my Apple TV, the default screen ...
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How to use Apple TV without a working remote?

My Apple remote's battery died. I can get to the start screen of Apple TV by unplugging the device, but I can't seem to get further than that without the remote. That means I can't activate the Apple ...
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Connecting an old Mac to home entertainment system

I have an old MacBook Pro, with DVI-out video, analog audio (earphone and speaker ports), and of course USB. I'm using it to manage my iTunes library, but the only way to play iTunes content on my ...
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Can an appleTV wake up an iMac to stream it's itunes

Let's say I have an imac with all of my videos on, which has been synced with itunes. If my computer has gone onto standby, but I am in the other room with an appleTV and want to watch something from ...
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Can I have audio from my PC output to Bluetooth while my video outputs to AirPlay?

As it stands, my Apple TV is hooked up directly via HDMI to my television. I have 2 amazing speakers that I use bluetooth to connect to and play from when I'm NOT using AirPlay. When I switch to ...
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Netflix app on AppleTV crashes and restarts after beginning to play

I have had this issue for several months, the AppleTV is up-to-date, I've even done a factory reset, but the same problem is happening, and it appears to be most common on Netflix. After playing for ...
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Apple TV data usage mystery

I have a 3rd gen Apple TV. I primarily use it to stream Hulu content (which as I understand uses 650 MB per hour). I also stream from a foreign TV website on my iPad, airplaying to my Apple TV. This ...
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Can I view my home network's iPhoto / Photos library on an Apple TV (4th gen)?

I haven't seen it mentioned anywhere yet, but I'm curious if the new 4th Gen Apple TV allows you to view your iPhoto/Photos library from a computer on your LAN like you could before without using ...
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AppleTV fails to load Photos pictures

I can’t see photos via Apple TV, it shows my movies but forever tries to load photos without success. The new Photos program not only killed the sort by title ability that was so good in iPhoto but ...